|FIRE 810 - Firefighter Cadet I|
FIRE 810 Firefighter Cadet I
Under supervision, students will learn to work in a firehouse environment alongside professional firefighters. Students will be introduced to basic situations in a working firehouse, including hands-on training, emergency response, clerical responsibilities and other duties as assigned. Students will be able to use these hours towards their requirement for their Firefighter I State Certification.
Units do not apply toward AA/AS degree
Pass/No Pass Only
Prerequisites: Successful completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, a State Fire Marshal certified basic firefighting academy or equivalent as determined by the Coordinator of the Fire Technology program. NOTE: Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Successful completion of a National Registry certified Emergency Medical Technician: Basic course or equivalent as determined by the Coordinator of the Fire Technology program. NOTE: Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Acceptance into a fire agency cadet program. Cadets (or volunteer firefighters) are subjected to an interview process by a fire department before being chosen as a cadet. Minimum requirements to be chosen as a cadet are successful completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, a Fire Academy, successful completion of an EMT course and possession of an EMT certificate, age of 18 or older, and a valid California Driver License.
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College of San Mateo
Department: Fire Science Technology
Number of Units: 3
This description is for the Summer 2019 term